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Surrogate selves: notes on anti-trafficking and anti-blackness

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This essay explores the discursive production of black captivity across the African diaspora in the afterlife of slavery. I take as my objects of analysis the contemporary anti-trafficking and anti-slavery movements, features of the increasing hegemony of human rights discourse for formulating problems of social justice and their remedies. I argue that configuring black captivity – in this case, the experiences of Nigerian women migrants to Western Europe – through these hegemonic discourses extend, rather than ameliorate, the global structural antagonism of anti-blackness.
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Keywords: Nigeria; anti-blackness; anti-trafficking; black migration; globalization; modern-day slavery; racial/sexual violence; slavery

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Crime & Justice Studies, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, USA

Publication date: January 1, 2013

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